Wilco Plans North American Dates on Heels of New Album Release
The Wilco rumors have been confirmed. This fall the band’s forthcoming eighth album “The Whole Love” will be released. It will also be their first set with dBpm Records, their new imprint.
Jeff Tweedy produced the new album, with assistance from Tom Schick and Patrick Sansone. The set, which earlier had been called “Get Well Soon Everybody” as its working title, will feature 12 new songs.
The press release for the album describes it as a sonic stew that showcases the wide ranging musical prowess (featuring percussion, synthesizers, keyboards, multiple guitars in addition to loops, strings, Mellotron and more) of Wilco which accompanies the insightful and provocative lyrics of Jeff Tweedy’s perfectly.
“The Whole Love” is being released via dBpm Records on September 27 and will be distributed via Anti-.
Wilco, in addition to releasing their new album, have also announced their upcoming North American tour’s first leg. Canadian stops include Montreal and Toronto.